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, february 15th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: stocks stay stuck. stocks and comodities barely budged yesterday. a cross-current of postive news on jobs and m&a deals in the u.s. offset negative economic data out of europe, which held the market in check. shares of herblife soared 15% after hours on word carl ichan bought 14 million shares of the nutrition company. and tiffany is suing costco. tiffany claims the club chain is selling engagement rings bearing the tiffany name. traders will enjoy a long holiday weekend. with presidents' day coming up on monday, the markets will be closed. mark sebastian of option pit mentoring joins us on this friday for a closer look at the market. good morning. > > morning. > what do you think about g20, and what will it mean for trading today? > > i think people are going to be paying attention to the japanese yen. there is a lot of discussion about currency manipulation across europe, the u.s. and asia about the monetary measures japan is making, and i think that is going to be the big issue of g20 and could really drive the yen on friday. >
. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: january jobs. traders will key their trading off the latest news on the labor market from the goverment today. it's expected 195,000 jobs were added, and the unemployment rate will tick down to 7.7%. january joy: the first month of the year was a good one for the stock market. the dow's top performers gained nearly 6%, and among the commodities oil had its best start of a new year since 2006, which pumped up prices at the gas station. the average cost of gallon of unleaded jumped 13 cents this month. and in legal action, peregrine ceo russell wasendorf will get 50 years in prison - the max - for cheating investors out of $215 million. todd horwitz of the adam mesh group joins us now. he has a closer look at the jobs trade. what are you expecting in trading off the jobs number today? > > good morning. all signs the whole week pointed to this one number. the expected number for the forecast is 195. the expected number is 215. if we're not north of 215, i think the market is going to be in for a little bit of a rocky ride today. > todd, as you kn
: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, february 4th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: sky-high stocks. investors poured money into stocks and commodities friday, pushing the dow to a close above 14,000 for the first time in 5 years. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also rallied along with gold and oil. a lot of green: the market moved higher after the government reported 157,000 jobs were added to payrolls and the unemployment rate ticked up but remains below 8%. also, revisions of the past two months edged up. exclusive exchange: the sec is considering an exchange for millionaires only. it would include micro- and small-cap companies. and dell shares could get extra active today on talk of a buyout deal. 57 million shares traded friday, two times the normal volume. mark sebastian of option pit mentoring joins us on this monday morning for a closer look at the markets. mark, it finally happened: the dow closed above 14,000. what does that mean to traders this week? > > well, i think that we are going to see that same trend that we have been seeing a
, and today's investment ideas. good morning everybody! it's tuesday, february 5th. i'm angela miles, and we hope you like our new look! topping our show today... dow 14,000: gone but not forgotten. traders & investors focused on selling stocks monday, causing the dow to pull back. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also fell along with commodities. the market was fretting over political scandal in spain and economic instabilitly in italy. yum! brands, the owner of kfc, pizza hut and taco bell, posted better-than-expected earnings by a penny, but revealed sales are slipping in china. reports say boeing is requesting the faa allow test flights for dreamliners, which are grounded for now. and congratulations to the baltimore ravens. they will meet up with fans for a rally this morning. trader dan deming joins us now to get the ball rolling for us on this tuesday. good morning to you dan. > > good morning angie. > yesterday was the worst day for the stock market so far this year. what did you notice in trading? > > right now we saw a little bit of concern out there. the one thing i did notice is the fact t
's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, february 7th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: a number of stocks to watch today following earnings: green mountain shares tumbled on lower guidance, yelp reported a larger-than-anticipated loss, profits at newscorp doubled, and business remains brisk at visa. yahoo and google have an ad deal. the rival internet companies reached an agreement to have google display ads on yahoo sites. the wall street journal reports american airlines and u.s. airways may announce a merger in a week or so. shares of u.s. airways flew higher. and let it snow! ski resort owners in the northeast are thrilled a foot of snow could drop by friday, making for a powder-packed weekend. mark sebastian of option pit mentoring joins us now for a closer look at the market. good morning to you. do you suspect with the strength that we have had in this market, that some people are going to want to take profits here mark? > > you know, maybe, but i wouldn't. i think we are due for a breather here at this 14,000 level in the dow. but there are going to be a lot o
, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's tueday. february 11th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: pump up the volume: stocks traded slightly lower yesterday in the lightest trading volume day so far this year with just 2.6 billion shares trading. the norm is closer to 3.5. oil was the big gainer on the day. aldi is the latest focus of a horse meat scandal in the uk. horse meat reportedly showed up in some beef lasagne and spaghetti sold at the chain store. it's fat tuesday, and a new report shows mardi gras adds to the economy in new orleans by plumping up home values. time now for a trader talk. it has been a really long time since we have seen a major sell-off. larry levin of trading advantage joins us on this tuesday morning. happy tuesday to you. where is this correction everybody keeps talking about? > > it is probably i guess a long way away, since that these markets, especially the stock indexes that i trade here at the cme group, they seem to continue to grind higher regardless of good news, bad news, just keep moving up and up and up on this low volume. > is there a
morning. it's wednesday, february 13th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look:president obama details an ambitious plan for america. now is our best chance for bi partisan comprehensive tax reform that encourages job creation and helps bring down the deficit his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. ahead of the speech, the dow closed above 14,000 yesterday. bank of america was one of the stocks propping up the blue chips. apple fell 2.5%, weighing on the nasdaq. the s&p gained 2 points, while gold and oil edged higher. and the boards of american airline's parent company, amr, and u.s. airways are scheduled for a separate meeting today to talk about a merger. larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us now for some trader talk this morning. good to have you on the show post the president's speech last night. how much will it mean to the markets today? > > you know, it was a really great speech last night, but i think a lot of that was priced into the market, because president obama did lay out his proposals and his plan
, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's tuesday, february 19th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: traders gear up for today's session following a 3-day weekend. the s&p 500 is on a winning streak. here's where we left off friday: stocks stayed close to the flat line, but beyond those numbers, the dow is down 2 weeks in a row while the s&p has made gains 7 weeks in a row. gold and oil both sold off. and billionaire eddie lampert, who is running sears, is boosting his stake in gap. traders have plenty to keep them busy today. trader andrew keene, president of keeneonthemarket.com, joins us now. let's start with g20. what will the yen trade be off of that meeting that happened over the weekend? > > very, very simple: if i see a rally in the yen, the euro, or the british pound, i will be looking to get short all of those. i want to sell those on rallies. that has been working out. the yen hasn't gone up three straight days in three months. if you look at all those charts, top left to bottom right. that means they are all headed lower. > are you trading herba life with bill ackma
morning. it's wednesday, february 20th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the short trading week is off to a postive start. the dow made a push above 14,000 and the s&p 500, which is not at a 5 year high. gold had a major sell-off of 32 dollars as oil slipped slightly. in earnings after the close, dell beat the street despite a drop in profits and sales. and herbalife profits, revenues and the company's full-year forecast are all up. perhaps it's all the news coverage giving herbalife a lift. and macy's goes to to court today hoping to persuade a judge to permanently block martha stewart's living omnimedia from its deal with jcp. here to kick off our trading day on this wednesday, mark sebastian of option pit mentoring. i would love to get your reaction to the earnings coming out from dell after the close last night mark. > > yeah, kind of interesting. we daw dell tick up a little bit. i think this lends further credence that maybe that deal price is going to go higher. $13.65, maybe i think we seek something closer to $14 now that these earnings were not bad. > google crossed $8
, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, february 21st. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: traders are on fed alert. traders shifted into sell-off mode yesterday. the dow is back below 14,000 and the s&p 500 had its worst day of the year. much of that had to do with a sign from the fed its bond buying program may be winding down. we'll take a closer look at the slides in gold and oil later in the show. and sony took the wraps off a new product last night: playstation 4. it's intended to compete against games on the web and mobile devices. and electric car company tesla is set to turn a small profit in the first quarter. however, the stock sold off 3% last night after the company revealed losing $90 million in the 4th quarter. if you're wondering what traders think about yesterday's sell-off, todd horwitz is here to tell us. he's with the adam mesh group. hi todd. > > hello. we are making dramatic moves, and technically there is no damage to the market. the trend in the market still remains higher. just look for us to come down for some support here around 1500 or 1505
's investment ideas. good morning. it's friday, february 22nd. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: selling continues in the market. stocks and commodities fell yesterday on distressing economic news, including a rise in unemployment claims. but it was the vix that made the day's biggest headline. the gauge of anxiety in the market jumped the most since 2011 this week. investors are becoming concerned about the march 1st deadline for sequestration even though traders tell us a deal is likely to happen. earnings after the close came in from hewlett packard. aig turned in a loss due to superstorm sandy. hpq shares shot up 6% last night on better-than-expected news. and today, the midwest is digging out from winter weather as the northeast prepares for the next round. tim mulholland of china-america capital joins us now following earnings from aig and hewlett- packard. what kind of cues will that give to traders today? > > you know, i think as far as beating estimates goes, and surprise, this certainly served as a good undertone yesterday when the market closed, so perhaps a little positive.
. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the shocking slide in the stockmarket. in the last hour of trading, a panic sell-off sent the dow spiraling 217 points, ending the sesson below 14,000. the nasdaq dropped 46 and the s&p 500 broke below the critical 1500 mark. money rushed into gold as a safe haven and oil drifted slighly lower. the reasons for the dramatic market moves are coming up in just a moment. there will be capitol questions for fed chair ben bernanke today. the federal reserve chairman takes a seat before the senate banking committee for two days to field questions about the economy. and storm watch 2013: a nasty blizzard with powerful wind pounded the great plains. wild tornadoes could next spawn across southern states. fed ex is among the companies reporting delays in stormy states. larry levin of trading advantage is here to help us navigate the trading day. it could be a critical day here. good to have you on the show larry. what caused that big move yesterday in the market in the late trading session? > > to me it was about the sequester, everybody knew the po
's investment ideas. good morning. it's february 27th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the market roars back. despite wavering reports about italy's election, a strong sign the fed will continue quantative easing pushed the dow to a triple-digit gain. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also moved higher. gold continues to gather upside momentum, while oil is still falling. priceline and first solar could be major movers today. in earnings after the close, priceline shares shot up 27 dollars on positive profits while first solar fell 5% on its forecast. and the blackberry z10 smartphone is turning into a good call. blackberry is signaling new customers are signing on to buy the new phone. larry shover of sfg alternatives is with us on this morning to take a look at the markets. good to have you on the show, and what matters most to the market here, larry - what is happening with italy or comments from fed chair ben bernanke? > > right now i think it is more about bernanke. we saw that yesterday with that bounce- back rally. it seems like the market seems to be looking around italy knowing it's going
'm angela miles. in today's first look: it's the final countdown. just hours are left for lawmakers to put the breaks on massive budget cuts set to take effect at midnight. wall street is shaking it off. stocks soared yesterday, with the dow once again topping 14,000. the s&p is reclaiming 1,500. gold lost $18, and oil inched up. it could be a rough day for jc penny and groupon following earnings. after the close, jcp shares fell 10%. the retailer racked up more losses. and groupon fell 29% in heavy trading because of poor earnings. and the senate voted to confirm jack lew as the new treasury secretary. the final vote was 71-26. we are ready for liftoff on this thursday with mark sebastian to take a look at trading. he is with option pit mentoring. good morning to you. should investors worry today about the sequester? > > i don't think so. i really don't think so. if you watch the political channels, they are talking about it. if you walk around the floor, nobody is really talking about it in terms of financial markets. and nobody seems to really care. and if the financial markets were re
. it's wednesday, february 6th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: a green day rocks the market. the dow lurched forward 99 points yesterday. the nasdaq added 41 and the s&p was up by 15 points. gold gained 11 dollars while oil fell. profits slipped at disney, but traders shrugged it off last night. the stock initially edged up on earnings after posting stong numbers from its theme parks and cable channels. it's game on for zynga! the stock climbed nearly 6% last night in heavy trading volume. earnings and revenue came in much better than wall street expected. and a new report says hewlett- packard's board is considering breaking up the company. here for a look at the market, matt shapiro, president of mws capital. good morning matt. it wasn't too long ago you were on the show, and you were talking about the s&p 500 going to 1600. that doesn't seem so out of the picture now. are you sticking with that? > > absolutely. the underpinnings of the market, and i think what 2013 is going to become known for, is a shift in embracing again equities after years of such high anxiety. i hav
's investment ideas. good morning. it's friday, february the 8th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: a small sell-off in the market. stocks and commodities fell yesterday on concerns about the budget battle in europe and profit-taking by some traders. linkedin leap! shares were up 11% at one point after the close last night. the social media site's profits were well above wall street expectations. 202 million members have signed on, up 39% from a year ago. many are job hunters. coinstar, on the other hand, fell up to 10% on a weak forecast. lance armstrong lawsuit: the disgraced cyclist is being sued for $12 million in prize money from the tour de france. and, despite the new snow and rain, a new report shows severe drought conditions are expanding in key farm states. todd horwitz of the adam mesh group joins us for trader talk this morning. they are calling it "snowmageddon" in the northeast, with the big blanket of snow. will that affect trading volumes today? > > good morning. you know, i don't think so. with today's electronic trade, we can trade from anywhere. so you will have
news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, february 11th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: fallout from the snow storm and the dow's continuing flirtation with 14,000 will be in focus. the dell deal could be in jeporady. the largest shareholder in the pc company wants a fight because the company may be worth $24 per share. the current agreement is around $3. and gas prices are up a dime since last week. regular unleaded in $3.56 per gallon on average. tim mulholland of china america capital joins us on this monday morning for a closer look at the markets. we have to talk about the snow situation. how did it affect the market even on friday? > > on friday we saw such a sharp drop-off in volume. the market in general, volume has been nothing to really write home about, because it has been subdued. and that usually happens in this low-volatility kind of one-way street, non- eventful marketplace. so, when you get a weather concern, it is even less of an incentive for traders to participate in the market. so, a drop off in volume is really a natural
, feburary 14th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: up or down? stocks and commodities traded with mininal gains and losses yesterday. investors are holding back as they wonder whether a large sell-off or big rally lies ahead. cisco sees the light. the company topped its earnings targets after the close. cisco ceo john chambers notes that 2013 is off to a slow start but sees early signs of improvement in europe. and democrats are working on a new bill that could replace the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that take effect march 1st if there is no deal. time now for a look at what traders have to say about the day. joe cusik joins us for that. he is from options express. good morning joe. we had earnings after the close coming in from cisco. what is your first thought? > > you know what, cisco came in, they did what they expected. the thing is that they diversified their revenues from the switching and routing, and now they are looking at that i.t. infrastructure. so, that actually could bring revenues a little bit more rapidly, even though there was a drop-off. obviousl
.i'm angela miles. in today's first look:friday watch on this monday last friday.. the dow rallied more than 100 points. the dow as staged a friday rally every week so far this year.this coming friday however, could get interesting as sequestration could take affect pumped up gas prices ... the national average for a gallon of unleaded jumped from $3.64 cents to $3.78 mortgage rates are on the rise.the 30 year fixed climbed to 3.56% could stir up or slow down home buying. the 15 year remains the same at 2.77% politics and money could make up a big part of today's trading session. daniel stecich of tjm institutional services joins us on the show. good morning to you. > >good morning. > >let's start with the united states. we have the sequestration question. what will it mean for traders today? > >here's what i'm thinking the sequestration thing will do--- in the long run, i'm not to worried about it. i think the market will still grow. i don't think it will have a tremendous impact on our gdp. but in the short term going up until friday when we see some sort of a decision one way or the oth
's investment ideas. good morning everyone - i'm angela miles, and thank you for joining us for today's edition of first business. coming right up: tips to help you buy a new car, including why negotiations start at the test drive. after last's summer's devastating drought that wiped out corn and wheat crops, how traders are preparing for the possibility of a repeat this summer. plus, if you're a list-maker, we'll show you how to save yourself some time. also, a trader clues us in on stocks that could spring up this year. here for a look at the market, matt shapiro, president of mws capital. good morning matt. it wasn't too long ago you were on the show, and you were talking about the s&p 500 going to 1600. that doesn't seem so out of the picture now. are you sticking with that? > > absolutely. the underpinnings of the market, and i think what 2013 is going to become known for, is a shift in embracing again equities after years of such high anxiety. i have come across a chart the shows how high the market can go after these extreme periods where there has been a rush into fixed income, and i th
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